If you have a modern operating system and have tried to install X-wing Alliance, you have undoubtedly gotten a message saying that the game cannot run on modern operating systems. This is only because it cannot detect your operating system, X-wing Alliance runs great on windows Vista and Windows 7, The installer is the only thing that won't let you play. This installation tool will allow you to install the game on modern operating systems. *YOU NEED THE ORIGIONAL DISKS AND A PROGRAM THAT ALLOWS YOU TO BURN/MOUNT CD's, SUCH AS daemon Tools lite. IF YOU CANNOT MEET THESE TWO REQUIREMENTS, THERE IS NO OTHER WAY TO GET X-WING ALLIANCE TO WORK ON MODERN OPERATING SYSTEMS. Follow the instructions carefully, and consult the tutorial page for more information on this installation process.